How to Fight COVID-19… with a Virus

How to Fight COVID-19… with a Virus




When it comes to fighting COVID-19, scientists are throwing every bit of science we’ve got at it. A creative technique some researchers are looking into involves using gene therapy to fight this virus with… another virus! Hosted by: Michael Aranda COVID-19 News &Updates playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLsNB4peY6C6IQediwz2GzMTNvm_dMzr47 SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It's called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org
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Sources:
What is gene therapy?
https://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/primer/therapy/genetherapy
https://www.fda.gov/consumers/consumer-updates/what-gene-therapy-how-does-it-work
Convalescent plasma
https://www.fda.gov/vaccines-blood-biologics/investigational-new-drug-ind-or-device-exemption-ide-process-cber/recommendations-investigational-covid-19-convalescent-plasma
mRNA vaccine overview (2018)
https://www.nature.com/articles/nrd.2017.243
https://www.cell.com/molecular-therapy-family/molecular-therapy/pdf/S1525-0016(19)30041-3.pdf

RNA vaccines: a novel technology to prevent and treat disease


Frontiers AAV (2020)
https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fmicb.2020.00658/full#B189
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200424081706.htm
Mass Eye and Ear
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200424081706.htm
https://eye.hms.harvard.edu/news/harvard-ophthalmology-advancing-novel-experimental-gene-based-covid-19-vaccine-aavcovid
Adoptive T cell therapy background
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4327320/ Image Sources:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:The_vaccine_development_process_typically_takes_10_to_15_years_under_a_traditional_timeline._Multiple_regulatory_pathways,_such_as_Emergency_Use_Authorization,_can_be_used_to_facilitate_bringing_a_vaccine_for_COVID-19_to_(49948301848).jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Antibody.svg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Difference_DNA_RNA-EN.svg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Adeno-associated_virus_serotype_AAV2.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:AAV2_Ribbon_Diagram.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Adeno-associated_viruses.jpg

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